Sunday, November 13, 2011
Whole Wheat Cinnamon Rolls with Orange Glaze
There's something really special about Sunday mornings. They're quiet and peaceful, a time for families and friends to enjoy one another's company before the din of the workweek takes hold once again Monday morning. It's a time to appreciate simple things, and savor calm moments, and be with the ones you love. A time to remind yourself that it can be so wonderful to live in the moment, to enjoy things just the way they are.
These cinnamon rolls are the perfect way to make Sunday mornings even more special. I've actually never made them myself -- they're my dad's specialty and something I eagerly anticipate when I come home. They're quite a lot of work, so he doesn't make them often, but when he does it's such a treat. The whole wheat flour gives them an earthy taste and texture that compliments the cinnamon well while the orange scented glaze smothered on top makes them rich and decadent with a touch of brightness. Find the recipe my dad uses here on the LA Times. I can't imagine a more perfect way to celebrate Sunday.